International Journal of Public Leadership: Volume 19 Issue 4


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Reflections on gaps in public sector leadership development theory

Richard T. Marcy

This paper explores some of the gaps and contradictions that can often be found in public sector leader development approaches and then examines some of the theoretical…

“From strategic weapon to underperformer”—leader perceptions on human resource management in Finnish municipalities

Jenni Kantola, Kirsi Lehto, Riitta Viitala

This study explores municipal leaders' perceptions on strategic human resource management in their local government organization. Previous studies on companies demonstrate that…

The role of collective learning in building professional learning communities in schools in the Zambezi region of Namibia

David Nkengbeza, Eugene L. Maemeko, Percy Mashebe

The purpose of this study is to assess teachers' and principals' perception towards the role of collective learning (CL) and application in building professional learning…

Public leaders in accelerated times: a qualitative study on their reflective practices in the Netherlands

Barbara van der Steen, Joke van Saane, Gerda van Dijk

The purpose of this article is to phenomenologically explore the reflective practices of leaders in public organisations amidst a complex societal context in combination with…

Major criteria of credible integrated development planning in local government: city of Mbombela, Ehlanzeni District, South Africa

Dovhani Johannes Mulaudzi, Joseph Francis, Jethro Zuwarimwe, James Chakwizira

The purpose of the study was to determine the major criteria for a credible integrated development planning (IDP) process in Mbombela municipality, Mpumalanga Province, South…


Jharcraft: a gift of transformational leadership in an Indian state-owned enterprise

Pragya Singh, Karishma Chaudhary

A leader who inspires, facilitates and leads people to outperform themselves and bring phenomenal changes on an individual and social canvas is recognized as a transformational…

Traditional leadership and boundary demarcation in South Africa: Collins Chabane local municipality as a case study

Kazeem Oyedele Lamidi, Lusanda Beauty Juta, Vukosi Mathonsi

This paper aims to present relevant literature review to build up the case pertaining to the impact of traditional leadership in the demarcation of municipal boundaries in South…

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